Why Trudeau’s reversal on electoral reform is so risky


This past week, Canada’s prime minister announced an about-face on a major campaign promise -- electoral reform. Sadly, he barely blinked as he explained his reasons for betraying voters. Meanwhile, the world was spellbound as President Donald Trump proceeded to honour his campaign promises…one-by-one. Such is the sad, confused state of democracy in North America … Continue reading Why Trudeau’s reversal on electoral reform is so risky

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Harper slams a culture that is “anti-women;” no problem though, let’s do business


Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the practice of covering one’s face with a niqab is “rooted in a culture that is anti-women.” Harper and his caucus have been caught spanking entire cultures and attacking various religions for their practices with regards to women. Well, if anyone knows about cultures that are anti-women, it’s Harper. In … Continue reading Harper slams a culture that is “anti-women;” no problem though, let’s do business

The backlash against feminism aims to preserve the ‘manosphere’


Suzanne Moore: This pre-emptive strike against equality comes from a rightwing establishment that needs it pointing out to them that women haven't wonSource: http://www.theguardian.comSuzanne Moore: Those in power are legislating away women's rights at work, making sure women are not promoted, maintaining a status quo in which half the population are silent and invisible. Internet trolls … Continue reading The backlash against feminism aims to preserve the ‘manosphere’

PR fills the void left by shrinking newsrooms – The Vancouver Observer


See on Scoop.it - Swing your communication The Vancouver Observer PR fills the void left by shrinking newsrooms The Vancouver Observer "You would go into these hearings and there would be more PR people representing these big players than there were reporters, sometimes by a factor of two...Jody MacPherson's insight:The rise of citizen journalism is … Continue reading PR fills the void left by shrinking newsrooms – The Vancouver Observer

Advertisers Reduced To Begging By Gmail’s New Tabbed Inbox


See on Scoop.it - Swing your communication Gmail's new tabbed inbox is wreaking havoc on newsletter subscriptions. Companies are trying to claw their way back into users' primary inboxes.Jody MacPherson's insight:For all of my colleagues sending out e-newsletters...this will likely prove to be a popular feature in Gmail for users, but may have a detrimental … Continue reading Advertisers Reduced To Begging By Gmail’s New Tabbed Inbox